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July 25 to July 31: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 25th, 2021 5:08am MDT

Colorado’s unofficial severe weather season is during the months of May and June.  However, as we look back in Denver weather history, we see that July can oftentimes hold its own.  Many occurrences of flooding, scorching heat, and even tornadoes have been recorded.  Most notably, this week marks the 24th anniversary of the Big Thompson […]

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July 18 to July 24: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 18th, 2021 5:40am MDT

This week in weather history we really begin to see the arrival of monsoon season and the heavy rains and flooding it can bring to the Thornton and Denver area.  Be sure to check out the events on the 23rd and what the heavy rain brought to the Thornton area in 2004. 1-31 In 2012…it […]

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July 11 to July 17: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 11th, 2021 5:26am MDT

As we move further into summer, we see a decrease in traditional things associated with severe weather like tornadoes.  However, there is a corresponding increase in heavy rain as Colorado gets closer to its monsoon season.  We see many occurences of dangerous flooding as well as damaging hail, deadly lightning and more as we look […]

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July 4 to July 10: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, July 4th, 2021 4:57am MDT

As we pointed out in our July weather preview, the month is not only our hottest but it is also the stormiest.  Scorching summer heat is certainly evident when we look back at this week in Denver weather history.  Perhaps more notable is the severe weather we have seen with everything from hail, damaging wind, […]

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June 27 to July 3: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, July 1st, 2021 3:04am MDT

Closing out June and entering July our look back at this week in Denver weather history is marked by severe weather and scorching heat.  Damaging hail to dangerous lightning are two common occurrences as is record-setting heat waves. From the National Weather Service: 21-3 In 2002…the maximum temperature in Denver equaled or exceeded 90 degrees for […]

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June 20 to June 26: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 20th, 2021 4:56am MDT

Late June weather is usually relatively calm but when it turns severe, it can do so in spades.  Hail, flooding rains, tornadoes and more are not unusual.  This week in Denver weather history we see plenty of each of those including a hail storm in 1993 that damaged dozens of planes at Denver International Airport. […]

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June 13 to June 19: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 13th, 2021 5:08am MDT

June typically is a very eventful weather month and looking back at this week in Denver weather history that is clearly seen.  Among the more noteworthy items are the 2002 Hayman Fire, a 1965 flood that damaged dozens of bridges in the Denver area and the infamous tornadoes in 1988 that struck near downtown Denver. […]

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June 6 to June 12: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 5:02am MDT

An extremely eventful week in weather history showing just how varied conditions can be.  We of course see typical spring weather like tornadoes and hail but also a touch of snow and this week also marks the anniversary of the start of the Hayman Fire. 1-30 In 2012…it was the hottest June in Denver since […]

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May 30 to June 5: This week in Denver weather history

Sunday, May 30th, 2021 5:05am MDT

There are many notable events on our look back at the weather history books for this week but one in particular stands out. It was 30 years ago this week, on June 3, that the infamous Thornton tornado struck. This twister still stands as the most damaging tornado to have ever struck the Denver metro […]

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May 23 to May 29: This week in Denver weather history

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 4:58am MDT

We are getting closer to Colorado’s severe weather season and see how dangerous it can be when we look back in Denver weather history.  Many occurrences of dangerous lightning, large hail, flooding and tornadoes have been the hallmark of this week in Denver weather history. 20-27 In 2002…lightning sparked a wildfire near Deckers.  Extremely dry […]

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